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DESCENDANTS OF DEACON JOHN DAM, 

OF DOVER, N. H., 1833. 



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DEACON JOHN DAM 



OF DOVEB, X. H., 1633 



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JOHN S CALES, A.M. 



BOSTON 

PRESS OF DAVID CLAPP & SON 
1911 



SOME DESCENDANTS OF DEACOX JOHN DAM 
OF DOVER, X. H., 1633 






John 1 Dam, the second deacon of the First Church in Dover, N. II., 
was born in England about 1610. He came to Dover with Capt. Thomas 
Wiggins's company in 1633, which company took possession of Edward 
Hilton's grant and commenced the settlement on Dover Neck, where the 
first meeting-house was built of logs that year, a few rods southwest of 
where the second meeting-house was built twenty years later. John Hall 
was the first deacon, and with him in 1675 John Dam was elected to act 
as assistant. In a petition to the governor by the inhabitants of Dover in 
1689, John Dam and Nicholas Dam are among the signers. No further 
mention of Nicholas has been found. John Dam received valuable grants 
of land tfoia, and held Lygh official positions in the town. His will, dated 
19 May 1637, was proved 23 Mar. 1693-4. 

John Dam married, date not known, Elizabeth Pomfret, daughter 
of William, for many years town clerk of Dover. 

Children : 

2. i. Joirx, 2 b. at Dover 8 Jan. 1636-7. 

ii. Elizabeth, b. 1 May 1649; m. Thomas Whitehouse. 

iii. Mary, b. 1651. 

3. iv. William, b. 14 Oct. 1653. 
v. Scsaxxah, b. 14 Dec. 1661. 

vi. Judith, b. 15 Xov. 1666; d. 22 Oct. 1728; m. 6 July 16*4. Thomas 
Tibbetts of Dover. Children: 1. John, b. 29 Ang. 16s5. 2. 
Thomas, b. 2 Nov. 1687. 3. Ephraim, b. 4 Mar. 1690. 4. Eliza- 
beth, b. 8 Sept. 1692. 5. Samuel, b. 8 Oct. 1693. 6. Eliz»Uth, 
b. 25 July 1696. 7. Moses, b. 27 Jan. 1701. 8. Abigail, b. 2 Sept. 
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2. Sergt. Johx 2 Dam (John 1 ), born at Dover 8 Jan. 1636-7, died there 
8 Jan. 1706. He married twice: first Sarah Hall, who died in 
1663, daughter of Sergt. John of Dover; secondly, 9 Nov. 1664, 
Elizabeth Furber, daughter of Lieut. William of Dover. In 
the town and provincial records John Dam is called sergeant. He 
was an officer of the militia, and did service in the Indian wars. 
He resided in that part of Dover called Bloody Point, now New- 
ington, settling upon a grant of land his father had received on the 
east shore of Little Bay, now known as Dame's Point, where sev- 
eral generations of the Dam family were afterwards born. The 
records show that Sergt. John Dam held various official positions. 
Children, by second wife : ' 

i. Johx, 3 b. 11 Jan. 1666; d. in infancy. 

4. ii. Johx, b. 23 Feb. 1667-8. 
iii. Alice, b. 14 Dec. 1670. 

5. iv. Moses, b. 14 Oct. 1673. 
v. Bethiah, b. 5 May 1675. 



3. "William 9 Dam (John 1 ), born at Dover 14 Oct. 1G53, died there (at 

Back River) 20 Mar. 17 IS. He married at Dover, in 1680, Mar- 
tha . He resided on the east side of Rack River on land 

thnt was granted to his father by the town. His burial ground can 
still be seen there on the bank of the river. 
Children : 

i. Pomeret, 3 b. 4 Mar. 1681; m. (1) Esther Twomrly: m. (2) at 
Dover Elizabeth Tibbetts, dau. of Joseph ami Elizabeth of Dover. 

After his death she m. (2) Downes, and m. (3) Richard 

Goodwin. 

II. Martha, b. 20 Mar. 1G83. 

6. iii. "William, b. 14 Nov. 1686. 
iv. Samuf.l. b. 21 Mar. 1789. 

v. Sarah, b. 21 Apr. 1602; m. John Twombly. 
vi. Leah, b. 17 Mar. 160,3; m. Samuel Hayes. 

4. John 8 Dam (John,- John 1 ), born at Dover (Dame's Point) 23 Feb. 

1G67-8, married twice: first Jake Rowe, daughter of Richard, 
Esq., of Dover, date of her death not known ; and secondly Eliza- 
beth Hovt. lie resided at Dame's Point, was deacon of the 
church at Newington, also one of the jiroprietors f the town of 
Rochester. He died in 1730. 
Children, by first wife : 

7. i. Zebulox. 4 

8. ii. John. b. 1695. 

9. iii. Richard, b. 2f! Ausr. 1009. 
10. iv. Elnathan, b. 27 Apr. 1706. 

v. Alice, b. 1708. 

vi. Eliza, b. ; m. Samuel Rawlins. 

vii. Susannah. 

5. Moses 3 Dam (John* John 1 ), born at Dover 14 Oct. 1673, and resided 

in that part which is now Xewington. His wife's name was Abi- 
gail, surname unknown. 
Children : 

i. Abigail, 4 bapt. 22 Jan. 1716; m. Solomon Loud. 

ii. John, bapt. 4 May 1717. - 

' 11. iii. Er.iPHAi.ET, bapt. 22 Dec. 1719. 

iv. Solomon, bapt. 12 Aug. 1722. 

v. Thjeopiidlus, bapt. 6 Dec. 1724. 

vi. George, bapt. 28 Jan. 1727. 

vii. William, bapt. 20 July 1729. 

viii. Jabi.z, bapt. 4 July 1731. 

Ix. Mary, bapt. 17 Feb. 1734. 

6. William 8 Dam ( William, 2 John 1 ), born 14 Nov. 1686, married, 29 

July 1708, S.\RAn Kimmins. He resided in Dover at Back River. 
Children : 

1. William, 4 b. 10 Feb. 1710. 

ii. Sarah, b. 26 Aug. 1714. 

iii. John, b. 12 Jane 1723; d. 11 Aug. 1724. 

iv. Abigail, b. 13 July 1725. 

7. Zebulon 4 Dam (Jjha, 3 John,- John 1 ), born at Dover about 1693, 

married, 16 Aug. 1716, Abigail Bickfoud. He was one of the 
early settlers at Rochester. 
Children : 

i. Sarah. 4 bapt. 13 July 1718. 
12. ii. Abneu (twin), bapt." 17 Aug. 1723. 



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iii. Returah (twin), bapt. 17 Aug. 1723; m. in 1734, Paul Jexxess of 

Rochester, 
iv. Joseph (twin), b. 19 Sept. 1739. 
v^ Mary (twin), b. 19 Sept. 1739. 
vi. Zebulox, b. 1740; m. Mary . 

8. John 4 Dam {John? John,- Julai 1 ), born 1695, died Jan. 17(',S-0. Ue 

married, 29 Feb. 1713, Elizabeth Bickford of Dover. lie re- 
sided at Newington on the ancestral farm at Dame's Point. 
Children : 

Joseph. 5 b. 16 May 1719. 

Moses, b. 2 May 1721. 

Issacher, b. 1723. 

John", b. 172.3 ; m. , and lived at Wiscasset, Me. 

Benjamin", b. 1727. 

Theodore, h. 1723. 

Jethro. b. 1730; d. in infancy, 
viii. Elizabeth, b. 1731; m. 20 Mar. 1743. Joseph Trickey. 
ix. Alice, b. 1733; m. 17 July 1757, Joseph Place. 
x. Esther, b. 1736; m. 13 Dec. 1755. James Nutter. 
xi. Olive, b. 1733; m. 10 July 1753. Samuel Edgerly'. 

9. Richard 4 Dam (John* John,- John 1 ), born 26 Aug. 1699, died 13 

May 1776. He married, 24 Jan. 1724. Elizabeth Lkigiitox, 
daughter of Thomas of Dover (Back River), and resided :it Xew- 
ington. 
Children : 

i. Mary. 5 bapt. 23 Feb. 1725. 

17. ii. Joxathax, bapt. 14 Apr. 1726. 
iii. Martha, bapt. 13 Aug. 172^. 

18. iv. Benjamix. bapt. 2 Aug. 1730. 

19. v. Jaijez. b. 14 Aug. 1732. 

vi. Samuel, bapt. 28 Apr. 1736. 

vii. Timothy, b. 30 Nov. 1736; d. 1803; m. 12 Mar. 1767, Elizabeth 
Pickerixg of Newington ; resided there. 

viii. John, b. 1738: d. 1814: m. 19 Nov. 1797, Elizabeth Fcp.iier; re- 
sided at Durham. Children: 1. Betsey 6 {Dame), b. 17 Feb. 1770; 

m. Woodman, and lived at Barrington. 2. Richard, b. 21 

Sept. 1772. 3. Moses, b. 7.Mar. 1775: d. 5 Sept. 1782: in. Fidelia 
Furber, b. 2 May 1771, d. 18 Get. 1851. dau. of Levi, an otliec-r in 
the Revolutionary War; had three sons and three daus. 4. llm- 
nah, b. 12 Apr. 1776. 5. Timothy, b. 7 June 1778. 6. Anna, b. 15 
May 1733. 7. John, b. 25 Aug. 1785. 8. Katy (twin), b. 18 Nov. 
1790. 9. Sally (twin), b. 18 Nov. 1790. 

10. Elnathax 4 Dam (John* John,- John 1 ), born 27 Apr. 170G, resided 

at Dover. He married Mary . 

Children : 

1. Sarah, 5 bapt. 4 Nov. 1744. 

ii. Isaac, bapt. 4 Nov. 1744. 

iii. Deborah, bapt. 12 Aug. 1753. 

11. Eliphalet 4 Dam (Moses. 3 John, 2 John 1 ), born at Newington 22 Dec. 

1719, died in 1783. He married Abigail Nutter, daughter of 
Hatevil and granddaughter of Anthony of Newlngtun, where he 
resided. 
Children : 

i. Mary Field, 5 bapt. 1747. 

ii. Temperaxce, bapt. 1751. 

iii. Sarah, bapt. 1753. 

iv. Bettie, bapt. 1756 ; m. 21 June 1779, Johx Nutter of Newington. 



v. Nancy Emerson, bapt. 17G0. 
vi. Joseph Patterson. 
vii. Susannah. 
viii. Nabbt. 
ix. Joanna. 

12. Abner 5 Dame* (Zehdon, 4 John, 3 John, 2 John 1 ), bapt. 17 Au<r. 1723, 

died in 1783, married Mary Dana, ami resided at Rochester on 
land he inherited from his father. He was one of the leading 
citizens of the town. 
Children : 

i. Sarah, 6 bapt. July 1753; m. Hodgdon. 

ii. Elizabeth, bapt. 21 Apr. 1755. 

iii. Mart, b. 1751) ; m. 18 Mar. 1779, John Ham of Rochester. 

iv. Mercy, bapt. 9 Mar. 1768. 

v. Charity, bapt. 4 Sept. 1770; m. Joseph Hodgdon, and resided at 

Wakefield, 

vi. Paul (twin), b. 12 Feb. 1778. 

vii. Silas (twin), b. 12 Feb. 1778; m. Lucy Ricker. 

13. Joseph 5 Dame (John* John 3 John, 2 John 1 ), born 16 May 1719, died 

in Apr. 1807. lie married, 1739, Mehitable Hall of Dover, 
and there resided. 
Children : 

i. Mary, 6 b. 10 Nov. 1740. 

20. ii. Joseph, b. 24 Mar. 1743. 
iii. Richard. 

iv. George, b. 26 June 1748. 

v. John, b. 20 Oct. 1750. 

vi. Esther, b. 28 June 1752. 

vii. Betbtah, b. 19 Feb. 1755; ni. John Trickey of Rochester. 

21. viii. Samuel, b. 15 Aug. 1757. 

14. Moses 5 Dame (John* John 3 John 2 John 1 ), born 2 May 1721, at 

Dame's Point, Newington, died at Nottingham in 1787." He mar- 
ried, 1743, Anna H unking, daughter of Capt. Mark and Sarah of 
Portsmouth. He was a tanner, and soon after his marriage settled 
in Lee, at Little River falls near Lee Hill village. In' 1778 he 
disposed of his tannery and farm to his son Hunking and removed 
to Nottingham, where he resided with his son Samuel. His wife 
died in 1774. 
Children : 

22. i. Hunking, 6 b. 1744. 

23. ii. Samuel, b. 18 Feb. 1746. 

iii. Moses, b. 1748 ; d. unm. j resided at Newington ; a captain of 

militia, 
iv. Joseph, b. 1750; d. unm.; resided at Durham, 
v. Elizabeth, b. 1753. 
vi. Mary, b. 1756 ; m. Robert Hucktns of Madbury. 

vii. Susan, b. 1760; in. Edgerly of Lee. 

viii. Temperance, b. 1764; m. Daniel Emerson of Lee. 

ix. Rum, b. 1768 ; m. Israel HuCKXNS ; resided at Strafford. 

24. X. Hannah, b. 16 Feb. 1772. 

15. Isacher 5 Dame (John* John, 3 John, 2 John 1 ), born in 172S, married, 

1 2 May 1747, Sarah Hodskins, and lived at Newington. He died 
there 22 Nov. 1811. 

nlit *™ i fi K th generation the spelling of the name became changed from Dam to 

record's in F,^i 3 nH r T aine n-° the P resent thne - lt * said that in the ancient parish 
records in England the spelling is frequently Damme. 



Children : 

i. Hannah* ; m. Bickford. 

ii. Sarah. 

lii. Elizabeth. 

iv. Thomas. 

16. Theodore 5 Dame (John* John, 3 John, 1 John 1 ), born at Newington 

in 1723 (bapt. 7 Oct. 1733), married Mary , surname of 

wife and date of marriage unknown. 
Children : 

i. Valentine, 8 bapt. 18 July 1756. 
ii. Rebecca, bapt. 23 Apr. 1758. 
iii. Benjamin, bapt. 31 Aug. 1760. 

17. Jonathan 3 Dame (Richard* John, 6 John, 2 John 1 ), bapt. 14 Apr. 1726, 

died 3 Jan. 1802. He married, 20 Nov. 1750, Mercy Hanson 
Varney, born in 1730, died in 1810, daughter of Stephen and 
granddaughter of Tobias. He resided at Rochester, and was town 
clerk continuously from 1756 to 1771. 
Children : 

i. Jonathan, 6 b. 21 Nov. 1751; d. at Kittery, Me., 11 Feb. 1S40; m. 

Hannah Plaisted; lived near the navy yard. Children: 1. 

Esther, 7 d. unm. 2. Sally, d. num. 3. Jerusha, m. William Tib- 

be+i-s of Portsmouth. 4. Hannah, b. 11 June 1787; d. 2>] Aug. 

1869; m. Capt. John Guppey of Dover, N. H., b. 3 July 1768. d. 

3 Apr. 1855; three sons and three daus. 5. Joseph, m. Olive Fer- 

nald; lived at Kitterv. 6. Mary, d. unm. 7. Elizabeth, in. Joseph 

Litchfield. 
ii. Mary, m. Amos Varney of Dover, and had 8 children. 
25. iii. Richard, b. 1756. 

18. Benjamin 5 Dame (Richard* John, 3 John* John 1 ), bapt. 2 Aug. 1730. 

died in 1810. He married Jane Simpson, and lived at Newington. 

Child : 
i. Richard. 4 

19. Jabez 5 Dame (Richard* John, 3 John, 2 John 1 ), born at Newin-ton 14 

Aug. 1732, died at Rochester 14 Nov. 1813. He married Meribah 
Emery of Kittery, and lived at Rochester. He was a soldier at the 
siege of Louisburg, and a representative in 1781. 
Children : 

Richard, 6 b. 1762. 
Joshca, b. 1764. 
Daniel, b. 1766 ; d. unm. 1842. 
Simon, b. 28 Apr. 1767. 
Timothy, b. 21 Mar. 1770. 
Caleb, b. Sept. 1772. 
Charity, b. 1 Sept. 1775. 
viii. Polly, b. 1778; d. 1796. 

31. vs.. Jabez, b. 1782. 

x. Meribah, b. 17S5: d. 15 Nov. 1856; m. Rev. Harvey Morey, who 
d. 29 Oct. 1S30, aged 41 years. 

20. JosEr-H 6 Dame (Joseph, 5 John,* John, 3 John 2 John 1 ), born 24 Mar. 

1743, died 25 Apr. 1773. He married Patience Chadeourne, 
daughter of James and Bridget (Knight) of York, Me., and lived at 
Barnstead. 
Children : 

32. i. James Chadbourne. 7 b. 25 Aug. 1770. 

33. ii. Joseph, b. 20 Nov. 1772. 



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21. Samuel 6 Dame (Joseph? John? John? John? John 1 ), born 15 Aug. 

1757, died at Dover in 1798. He married, Oct. 1790, Hannah 
Hodgdon, and lived at Dover. 
Children : 

i. Mehitable, 7 b. 1792; d. unm. 1870. 

li. Joseph, b. 1794 ; d. 1S76 ; m. Mehitable Burroughs, and lived at 
Dover. Children : 1. Hannah, 8 b. 1830; d. 1859. 2. John Samuel, 
b. 1840; m. Lydia H. Tuttle; lives at Dover; has sons Charles H. 9 
and John Edward. 

22. Hunking 6 Dame (Moses? John? John? John? John 1 ), born at Lee in 

1744, died there in 1827. He married, 1777, Abigail Huckins 
of Madbury. He was a tanner, and lived at Lee, N. H. 
Children : 

i. Nancy, 7 b. 1780 ; m. (1) Moses Huckxns of Madbury ; m. (2) Moses 
Davis of Lee ; had children by her first husband. 

ii. Sarah, b. 1783; d. at Lee in 1843; m. in 1806, William Bartlett, 
son of Josiah of Lee; lived on Lee Hill. Children": 1. Abigail 
Dame, b. 21 May 1808 ; d. at Dover 29 Nov. 1S90 ; m. Charles Ham 
of Dover; children. 2. James William, b. 11 Mar. 1811; d. unm. 
30 July 1895. 3. Xancy Huckins, b. 19 Oct. 1813; d. at Lowell, 
Mass., 19 Sept. 1893; m. William B. Franklin; lived at Lowell. 
4. Israel Charlton, b. 20 May 1815; d. unm. 5. Susan Emerson, 
b. 24 Mar. 1819 ; d. 2G Mar. 1905 ; m. Benjamin F. Nealley of Lee; 

lived at Lowell, Mass. ; had a dau. Fannie, who m. : — Hill of 

Lowell. 6. Sarah Whittier, b. 31 May 1823; d. 3 Mar. 1887; m. 
A. D. Cranfield, and lived at Arlington, Vt. 7. Charles Henry, 
b. May 1827 ; d. unm. in California, 1887. 

34. iii. Hunking, b. 10 May 1786. 

35. iv. Israel, b. 26 Aug. 1788. 

v. Abigall, b. 1790; m. Charles Rundlett of Durham. 
vi. Susan, b. 1793 ; m. Jonathan Watson Emerson. 
vii. Stephen, b. 1790; d. unm. at Durham in 1878. 
viii. Jonathan, b. 1798 ; d. 1807. 

23. Samuel 6 Dame (Moses? John? John? John? John 1 ), born at Lee 18 

Feb. 1746, died at Nottingham 13 Sept. 1810. He married, 1780, 
Olive Tuttle of Nottingham, born 12 Oct. 1761, died 2Q Aug. 
1831. He lived at Nottingham, and was a tanner, farmer, and 
merchant. 
Children : 

36. i. John, 7 b. 21 Apr. 1781; d. 11 Mar. 1S56 ; m. Nancy Parsons 

Bakber. 
ii. Nabby, b. 7 Nov. 1782; d. 7 May 1852; m. Nathan Knowlton of 

Northwood ; lived there and had children. 
iii. Lois, b. 27 Apr. 1786; d. 11 Feb. 1861; m. Asa Burnham of Not- 
tingham, 
iv. Samuel, b. 22 Jan. 1789 ; d. at Manchester 7 Dec. 1803, where he 

resided; m. (1) Hannah Knowlton; m. (2) Jane Shepard; no 

children. 
v. Betsey, b. 9 Mar. 1792; d. 24 Nov. 1855; m. Sherburn Knowlton 

of Northwood. 
vi. Polly, b. 21 Jan. 1798; d. 4 Aug. 1863; m. Joseph Colcord of 

Nottingham, 
vii. Permelia, b. 1800 ; d. 1802. 

24. Hannah 9 Dame (Moses? John? John? John? John 1 ), born 16 Feb. 

1772, died 30 July 1847. She married, 20 Apr. 1799, Samuel 
Scales of Nottingham, born 20 Apr. 1778, died 21 Sept. 1840, a 
farmer living at Nottingham. 6 

b For the Scales ancestry see Stearns, Genealogical and Family History of New 
Hampshire, vol. 1, p. 59. 



Children : 

1. Samuel Scales, b. 18 July 1S00; d. 12 Jan. 1877; ra. 28 r>ec. 1S2S, 
Betsey Trttej dau. of Benjamin and Mary (Batchelder) of Deer- 
field, b. 11 Jan. 1805, d. 14 Oct. 1883; a farmer, captain of the 
militia, representative to the N. H. legislature in 1849 and ls.ju • 
lived at Nottingham. Children: 1. True, b. 20 Jan. 1830; d 27 
July 18S2. 2. John, b. '6 Oct. 1833; the editor of this article. 3. 
George, b. 20 Oct. 1840; d. at battle of Malvern Hill. Va., 2 July 
1862 ; one of the famous Berdan Sharpshooters. 

ii. Mary Scales, b. 22 Feb. 1802; d. 1878; m. 1S27, Hugh Thompson 
of Lee, and resided there until 1850, then went to San Francisco 
With her family. CJlildren: 1. Frank. 2. Samuel Scales. 3. 
Henrietta. 4. Betsey Jane. 5. Warren. 

iii. Nancy Scales, b. IS Aug. 1803 ; d. 1872 ; m. 1828, Daniel Tcttlb 
of Nottingham, and resided there. Children: L Levi Woodbury % 
■who became a physician, resided in Mississippi, and served iu the 
Confederate army. 2. Annie E. 3. Leonora. 4. Jay, a physician 
in Astoria, Oreg. 

iv. Levi Scales, b. 13 Feb. 1811; d. 4 July 1847; m. 1835. Martha 
Cilley Bartlktt, and lived at Nottingham. Children : 1. Horace. 
2. Elizabeth Ann. 3. Mary True. 4. Bradbury Barllett. 

25. Richard 8 Dame (Jonathan, 5 Richard* John, 9 John, 2 John 1 ), born at 

Rochester in 175G, died 19 Sept. 1828. He married, 5 Oct. 1780, 
Abigail Reed of Smithfield, who died 10 Jan. 1832. He resided 
at Rochester, was Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, represen- 
tative, senator, and councillor. 
Children : 

i. Hannah, 7 b. 13 Feb. 1782; m. 4 June 1807, Charles Varney of 
Rochester. 

ii. Moses, b. 11 May 1784; m. , and resided in Nantucket, where 

he and his wife d. leaving two children who were taken to Ro- 
chester and brought up by their grandfather, Judge Dame. 
37. iii. Jonathan, b. 20 Apr. 1760. 

iv. • Mercy, b. 30 Apr. 1788 ; d. 7 Ausj. 1704. 

v. Anna, b. 13 Dec. 1790; d. 24 Apr. 1802. 

vi. Rhoda, b. 18 July 1793; d. 7 Aua;. 171)4. 

vii. John Reed', b. 14 June 1795; d. 19 Dec. 1812. 

viii. Caroline, b. 19 July 1797; d. 17 Nov. 1844; m. Stephen Beede, 
son of the distinguished Quaker preacher. 

ix. . THEorHnus, b. 12 Apr. 1S00; m. 28 Oct. 1824, Mary Baker, dau. 
of Moses and Sarah of Gorham, Me., b. 15 Aug. 1804. 

26. Richard 6 Dame (Jabez, 5 Richard,* John, 3 John 2 John 1 ), horn in 17G2, 

died 11 July 18o2, married 15 Nov. 1786, Hannah McDlffee, 
born 5 Jan. 17 04, died Dec. 1855, daughter of John of Rochester. 
He lived at Rochester. 
Children : 

i. Daniel, 7 b. 16 Mar. 1788; d. 1847; m. 21 Mar. 1813, Reldzf Hodo- 

don. 
ii. Olive, b. 27 May 1790; d. unm. 1847. 
iii. Richard, b. 4 May 1793; d. 28 May 1879; m. 1817, Abigail Page. 

Child: Daniel W-,h. 8 Feb. 1820; in. Mary A. Roberts; lived in 

Illinois, 
iv. William, b. 1 Apr. 1795 ; m. Annie Fogg. Children: 1. William. 

2. Surah A. 3. Eliza S. 4. Hannah. 5. Hattie. 6. Kathan F. 
v. Hannah, b. 6 Aug. 1797; d. Aug. 1831; m. Elijah Meader; lived 

at Rochester. 
vi. Jabez, b. 5 June 1800; d. unm. 1832. 
vii. Betsey, b. 31 July 1832 ; in. Luke Furber. 
viii. Lavinia, b. 20 Mar. Is05 ; m. John B. Downing. 



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27. Simon 6 Dame (Jabez 6 Richard* John* John," 1 John 1 ), born 28 Apr 

1767, died 2 June 1847. Pie married, 19 Dec. 1790, Margaret 
Hates, and lived at Farniington. 
Children : 

i. Jeremiah, 7 b. 26 July 1791 ; d. 8 Sept. 1855 ; m. Susan Horne ; lived 

at Farniington ; was representative and senator in the legislature. 
ii. Betsey, b. 10 Feb. 1793 ; d. 18 Oct. 1877; ni. Moses Rand; lived at 

Farmington. 
iii. Jabez, b. 8 Mar. 1798 ; d. 19 Mar. 1851 ; m. Sarah Nottage. 
iv. Polly, b. 26 Feb. 1801 ; d. 1802. 
v. Tamsin, b. 24 Oct. 1S05 ; d. unm. 7 Mar. 1846. 
vi. Janvein, b. 9 May 1808 ; lived in Illinois; d. unm. 
vii. Emery J., b. 27 Aug. 1810 ; d. 16 Jan. 1857 ; m. Lois Garland; lived 

at Rochester; representative, 
viii. Leonard, b. 15 Feb. 1813; m. Mehitable Rolllns. 
ix. Mary, b. 15 Sept. 1815; m. Albert Wheeler; lived at Lowell, 

Mass. 

28. Timothy 8 Dame (Jabez, 6 Richard,* John, 3 John, 2 John 1 ), born at Ro- 

chester 25 Mar. 1770, died at Farmington 16 Feb. 1856. He 
married, 19 Feb. 1795, Betsey Locke, born at Rochester 8 Aug. 
1774, and lived at Farmington. 
Children : 

i. Ch \rt.ottf. 7 b. 2 June 1795 ; d. unm. 25 May 1868. 

ii. Edward, b. 26 Apr. 1798; m. Catherlne Leathers. 

iii. Charity, b. 22 Aug. 1800; m. Ham Garland. 

iv. Daniel, b. 1 Nov. 1801 ; m. Abigail Ham 

38. v. Mary, b. 2 June 1805. 

vi. Jabez, b. 7 Apr. 1807 ; d. unm. 
vii. Eleanor, b. 18 Sept. 1809 : m. Joseph George. 
viii. Betsey Locke, b. 23 Jan. 1812; m. Joslvh Crosby. 
ix. Meribah, b. 16 Aug. 1815; d. 24 Mar. 1819. 

39. x. Asa Seever, b. 8 Feb. 1818. 

xi. Joseph, b. 27 Nov. 1820; d. unm. 20 Jan. 1835. 

29. Caleb 6 Dame (Jabez, 5 Richard,* John, z John 2 John 1 ), born in 1772, 

died 29 May 1864. He married twice: first Abigail Guppey of 
Dover, and secondly Tammy Twombly of Rochester. He lived 
at Rochester. 

Children by first wife : 

i. Jabez, 7 b 1799; d. 6 June 1863; m. Elizabeth Bicktord. Chil- 
dren: 1. Seth. s 2. Frank O., m. Mary Herrick, dau. of Joshua, 
M. C. from Maine. 

Ii. Anna, b. 1800 ; d. 20 Jan. 1855 ; m. 9 Dec. 1827, John Guppey of 
Dover. Children: 1. Albert. 2. Fussell. 3. George Fox. 

iii. Meribah, b. 1802 ; d. 11 Apr. 1891 ; m. Henry Hall. Child : Harry. 

iv. James, b. 1804 ; d. unm. ; lived at Rochester ; soldier in the Civil 
War, Co. A, 4th N. H. V. 

▼. Sophia, b. 1806 ; d. 1896 ; m. John H\sktns of Boston. 

vi. Mary, b. 21 Feb. 1S08 ; d. 29 Mar. 1883 ; m. Thomas Heald. Chil- 
dren: 1. Mary Phylura. 2. Louise Peabody. 3. Charles Thomas. 

40. vii. John Wesley, b. 26 Mar. 1S13. 

Children by second wife : 

viii. Charles Wesley, b. 1816; d. unm. at Fort Worth, Tex., 15 July 

1893 ; editor and publisher of a newspaper. 
ix. Martin Luther, d. unm. 
x. Amasa, b. 1818; m. Lydia Jenness. Children: 1. Taylor.* 2. 

Lizzie. 3. Emma. 
xi. Levi, b. 22 Oct. 1820; d. 18 July 1880; m. Olive L. Garland. 

Child: Huttie. 8 



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30. Charity 6 Dame (Jabez, 5 Richard* John* John, 2 John 1 ), born 1 Sept. 

1775, died 3 Feb. 1833. Sbe married, 4 Mar. 1798, Joseph Han- 
son of Rochester. 

Children : 
i. Humphrey Hanson, 7 b. 1799. 
ii. Mart Dame Hanson, b. 1800 ; d. 1859 ; m. Dr. J. C. FamhCsOTON of 

Rochester, one of the leading physicians of Strafford County, and 

Member of Congress. Children: 1. Dr. James B. 2. Mary. 3. 

Josrph. 4. Walter. 
iii. Hannah Hanson, b. 1801 ; d. in infancy. 
iv. Joseph Hanson, b. 27 July 1803 ; d. unm. 21 Apr. 1828. 
v. Meribah Hanson, b. 1805; d. 18 Nov. 1S(J3 ; m. Dr. Joseph Smito, 

a prominent physician of Dover, who d. 25 Feb. 188(J, aged 88 vrs! 

Children: 1. Arabella. 2. Charles Carroll, M.D. 2* Elizabeth. 

4. Herman, M.D. 
▼i. Joanna Hanson, b. 1807; d. 10 Oct. 1881; m. 21 June 1829, John 

McDuffee of Rochester, the leading banker of Strafford County 

for half a century, who d. 7 Dec. 1890, aged 87 yrs. 
vii. Hester Hanson, b. 1810 ; m. Daniel Mooney. 
viii. Dominicus Hanson, b. 13 Aug. 1813; d. July 1909; m. 19 Sept. 

1839, Betsey Chase ; a merchant, and in active business. ChUd : 

Charles A. C. 
ix. Asa P. Hanson, b. 1815 ; m. Anna Kimball ; lived at Dover. 

31. Jabez 6 Dame (Jabez, 5 Richard* John* John, 2 John 1 ), born at Ro- 

chester in 1782, died 20 Jan. 1850. He married, 8 Dec. 1811, 
Elizabeth Hanson Clsiiing, daughter of Peter and Hannah 
(Hanson), and granddaughter of Rev. Jonathan Cushing, who was 
pastor of the First Church in Dover, 1717-17G7. Jabez, who was 
a merchant, farmer, and leading citizen of Rochester, lived on the 
ancestral Dame farm on Haven Hill. 
Children : 

41. i. Permelia Cushtng, 7 b. 21 Apr. 1814. 
ii. Charles, b. 1817; d. in infancy. 

32. James Chadbourne 7 Dame (Joseph, 6 Joseph, 6 John* John* John? 

John 1 ), born at Barnstead 25 Aug. 1770, died at Concord 10 Oct. 
1859. He married, 11 Jan. 17 ( Jo, Phebe Ayers, born 12 Feb. 
1772, died 30 Oct. 1854. He was a noted schoolmaster, and lived 
at Barnstead, where he farmed. 
Children : 

i. Joseph, 8 b. 23 Jan. 1796 ; d. 1884 ; m. 9 Nov. 1820, Ursula Hall. 

ii. John, b. 2 Mar. 1799 ; ra. Anna Drew. 

iii. Eliza, b. 16 July 1802; d. 5 Sept. 1819; m. William Nutter. 

iv. George, b. 23 June 1809; d. unm. 1873. 

v. Mary, b. 26 Aug. 1810; m. William Shackeord. 

vi. Patience Harriet, b. 5 Jan. 1815; d. 24 Apr. 1900; a successful 
teacher; as a nurse in the Civil War she served c<nitinuou>lv with 
the 2d Regt. N. H. V. from Apr. 1861 to Apr. 1»65; received the 
thanks of the N. H. General Court and .$500 ; one of the founders 
of the Soldiers' Home at Tilton, N. H. ; clerk in the Treasury 
Department at Washington until 78 yrs. old; d. aged 85. 

33. JoSEPn 7 Dame (Joseph, 6 Joseph, 5 John,* John* John, 2 John 1 ), born 20 

Nov. 1772, died 27 Mar. 1861. He married Anna Plummer, and 
lived at Dover ; a farmer. 
Children : 

i. Samuel, 8 b. 12 May 1802. 
ii. John, b. 28 May 1803. 



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ill. Lvdia, b. 14 Feb. 1S05. 

iv. Daniel, b. 17 May 1807. 

v. Mary, b. 23 Sept! 1808. 

vi. Charles, b. 12 Sept. 1810; d. unm. ; a graduate of Bowdoin Col- 
lege, 1835, and Andover Theological Seminary, 1838 ; was ordained 
29 May 1839 ; pastor of the Congregational Church at Falmouth, 
Me., and elsewhere. 

vii. Franklin, b. 9 Nov; 1812. 

viii. Elizabeth, b. 9 Apr. 1*14; d. 16 Sept. 1878. 

ix. Bethiah, b. 12 Nov. 1816; d. 12 Aug. 1812. 

x." Meihtable, b. 23 Sept. 1818 ; d. 3 Nov. 1812. 

xi. Sarah, b. 1820. 

xii. Joseph, b. 1823 ; d. 26 May 1885 ; soldier in the 11th N. H, V., Civil 
War. 

xiii. Willlam (twin), b. 7 Sept. 1827; d. 8 Julv 1887. 

xiv. Susan (twin), b. 7 Sept. 1827; d. 20 Jan. 1889. 

34. Hunking 7 Dame {Hanking* Moses, 5 John* John, 3 John* John 1 ), born 

at Lee 1G May 1780, died at Nottingham 16 Feb. 1852. He mar- 
ried, in 1810, Lydia C. Durgin, born 6 Mar. 1790, died 6 Mar. 
1847, daughter of Josiah of Lee. He lived on the turnpike at Not- 
tingham ; a tavern keeper and farmer. 
Children : 

i. Israel Hunking, 8 b. 29 Mar. 1811; d. 4 Feb. 186S ; m. Emily A. 

Tuttle. Children: 1. Henrietta. 2. Lydia. 
ii. Samuel scales, b. 1816; d. Is70; m. (1) Hannah Dame, dau. of 

John 7 (36, vi) ; m. (2) Harriet Dame, also dau. of John 7 (36, iii) ; 

lived at Nottingham ; a farmer and merchant. 
iii. Greenleaf, b. 19 July 1820 ; d. 19 July 1850 ; m. Charlot Chisweix. 
iv. Joseph, b. 29 Apr. 1824; d. 19 Apr. 1871; m. Mary Crawford, 

b. 30 Apr. 1828. d. 20 Apr. 1868 ; lived at Nottingham. 
v. Lydia A., b. 18 Nov. 1828 ; d. 14 Sept. 1859 ; m. John K. Steel. 

35. Israel 7 Dame {Hanking* Moses, 5 John,* John, 3 John,' 2 John 1 ), born 

26 Aug. 1788, died 3 Apr. 1872. He married Hannah Durgix, 
born 3 May 1794, daughter of Josiah of Lee. He was a farmer 
and mill owner, and lived at Lee. 
Children : 

i. Sallie, 9 b. 21 Mar. 1811 ; d. 28 Feb. 1860; m. William Locke. 
ii. Hannah, b. 5 Nov. 1814. 
iii. Greenleaf Chley, b. 16 Apr. 1816. 
iv. Nancy, b. 8 Mar. 1819 ; m. Samuel Glass. 
v. Clarissa, b. 5 Apr. 1821 ; d. unm. 20 Juue 1878. 
vi. Lydia, b. 20 Oct. 1823 ■ d. 4 Mar. 1830. 
vii. Abby H.. b. 3 Mar. 1826; m. Harvey Young. 

viii. Israel Samuel, b. 28 Apr. 1830; d. 22 Mar. 1893; m. 1858, Mary 
Hanson of Dover; farmer; lived at Lee. 

36. John 7 Dame {Samuel, 6 Moses, 5 John, 4 John, 3 John, 2 John 1 ), born at 

Nottingham 21 Apr. 1781, died 11 Mar. 1856. He married Nanct 
Parsons Barber of Epping, and lived at Nottingham. 
Children : 

i. Daniel Barber, s b. 17 Feb. 1810; d. 30 Oct. 1846; m. Betsey Mc- 

Kendly. 
42. ii. Samuel, b. 1 June 1812. 

iii. Harriet, b. 10 May 1814; m. Samuel Scales 8 Dame (34, ii). 

iv. Robert Barber, b. 26 Aug. 1817 ; d. 26 July 1906 ; m. 1844, Harriet 

Hill ; lived at Epping ; brick mason. 
v. John, b. 27 Nov. 1821; m. Sarah Manning. 
vi. Hannah, b. 15 Apr. 1823; d. 7 Mar. 1845; rn. Samuel Scales' 

Dame (35. ii). Children: 1. Frank H. 9 2. Hannah B. 



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37. Jonathan 7 Dame ( Richard* Jonathan* Richard* Johm? John, 2 

John 1 ), b. on 20 Apr. 1786, died 30 Nov. 1865. He married, 9 
Nov. 1828, Hannah 0. May. He lived at Dover, where he was 
cashier of the bank, and in 1844 removed to Newport and was 
cashier of a bank there for many years. 
Children : 

i. Richard, 8 b. 12 July 1829 ; d. unm. 12 Dec. 1849. 

ii. William, b. 18 Jan. 1831 ; d. 1855. 

iii. Owes, b. 21 Feb. 1833. 

iv. Elma Maria, b. 23 July 1835. * 

v. Elizabeth, b. 27 Feb. 1838. 

vi. Mary, b. 19 Nov. 1S42. 

38. Mary 7 Dame (Timothy, 6 Jabez, 5 Richard* John, 3 John 2 John 1 ), 

born at Rochester 2 June 1805, married, 1823, Joxath vn Weeks 
born at Dover 8 Jan. 1804. 
Children : 

i. George Locke Weeks, b. 19 June 1825 ; m. Rebecca Page. 

ii. Rufus Spauldixg Weeks, b. 14 Sept. 1829 ; d. 1858. 

iii. John Wesley Weeks, b. 21 July 1832; d. 1856. 

iv. Jonathan Weeks, b. at Lowell, Mass., 7 Aug. 1S35; d. 1835. 

v. Orrix Francis Weeks, b. 30 Sept. 1837; d. 1842. 

vi. Joseph Dame Weeks, b. 3 Dec. 1810 ; d. at Pittsburgh, Pa., 26 
Dec. 189S; m. Martha J. Fowler; lived at Pittsburgh. 

vii. Edward Francis Weeks, b. 4 Nov. 1842; d. 1861. 

viii. Mary Ella Weeks, b. at Lowell 14 Apr. 1849; d. at Cambridge, 
Mass., 6 Sept. 1906 ; m. 22 Dec. 1897, Albert H. Lamson of El- 
kins, N. H. ; no children. 

39. Asa Seever 7 Dame ( Timothy 6 Jabez, 5 Richard* John* John, 2 John 1 ), 

born 8 Feb. 1818, married twice: first Anna Nutter, and sec- 
ondly Arabella Buzzell. 
Children, by second wife : 

i. Fraxklix P., 8 m. Sarah Parsoxs Drxox. Children: 1. Bessie,* m. 

Eskar Peavy, 2. John. 3. Alice, m. Seba Smart. 4. Arthur, m. 
Edith Battey. 

ii. Aloxzo. 

iii. Sarah Fraxces, m. Allex Hall. Children: 1. Ossie Jf. 2. Ar- 
thur E. 

40. John Wesley 7 Dame ( Caleb, 6 Jabez, 5 Richard* John, 3 John, 2 John 1 ), 

born 26 Mar. 1813, died 13 Mar. 1870. Pie married Caroline 
Lord, who died 9 Nov. 1860. He lived at Rochester, where he was 
a farmer. 
Children : 

i. Charles Wesley 8 , b. 22 Jan. 1841 ; m. 22 Jan. 1868, Emily H. Per- 

ktxs; lives on Haven Hill, Rochester; a soldier in the 26th Ke^t. 

Mass. Vols., 1861-65. Children: 1. Fannie A. 9 2. Ernest' J. 

3. Carrie M. 4. Lura. 5. Josie. 6. Blanche. 
11. Augusta J., b. 20 Nov. 1842 ; m. Martin V. B. Wextworth; lives 

at Rochester; no children. 
iii. Sophia II., b. 25 Apr. 1845; m. Johx Blaisdell: lives at East 

Rochester. Children: I. Herman W. 2. Osmond. 3. B. Frank. 
iv. Osmond, b. 23 Dec. 1847 : d. 1848. 
v. Clara A., b. 10 Mar. 1850 ; d. 1853. 
vi. George E., b. Oct. 1851; m. Mrs. Bettie McClellan; lives in 

Florida. Children : 1. Carrie. 9 2. Hot tie. 3. Bessiet 
vii. Jexxie, b. 13 Nov. 1854; m. Albert H. Wentworth; lived at 

Rochester. Child : Boscoe, m. Bessie Whitney of Portland, Me. 



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41. Permelia Cushing 7 Dame (Jabez, 6 Jabez, 5 Richard* John* John, 2 

John 1 ), born 21 Apr. 1814, died 2 May 1854. She married, 14 Feb. 

1842, Stephen Perkins Estes, born at Sanford, Me., 1810, died 

at Rochester 12 Jan. 1854, son of Samuel and Rhoda (Linscott). 

They lived at Rochester with her father on the Dame farm on 

Haven Hill. 
Children : 

i. Elizabeth Cushing Estes, b. 16 July 1843; d. unm. 8 Feb. 1909. 

ii. Mary Millard Estes, b. 23 Dec. 1846 ; d. unm. 16 July 1899. She 
and her sister Elizabeth Cushing were left orphans in 1854, when 
they were placed under guardians and resided at Rochester village 
until 1864, when they removed to Dover and resided there until 
their death. Soon after coming to Dover they commenced collect- 
ing the material which constitutes the larger part of this genealogy. 
It was a labor of love with them, and they spent much time and 
mouey in their researches. At the death of the elder sister in 
1909, by order of her will, the Dame memoranda passed to the 
hands of Mr. John Scales of Dover, for editing and publication. 
Mr. Scales secured quite an additional number of families, names, 
and dates, which combined with the other part constitute the en- 
tire work. 

42. Samuel 8 Dame (John,'' Samuel, 6 fifoses, 6 John, 4 John? John," 1 John 1 ), 

born at Nottingham, N. H., 1 June 1812, died there 16 Nov. 1881. 
He mail icd, 183G, Mary Ann Oilman of Newmarket, born 7 June 
1814. He lived at Nottingham, and was a farmer and active busi- 
ness man. 
Child: 

i. Loren L., 9 b. 11 Mar. 1838 ; d. at Medford, Mass., 1903 ; m. Nancy 
Isabel Arnold of Braintree, Mass., for many years a high school 
principal, the closing years of his labors being at Medford; three 
daughters. 



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